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Asian Studies Curriculum

Asian Studies Major

Prerequisites

  1. Asian Studies 101 (Asian Civilization-India and Islamic World)
  2. Asian Studies 102 (Asian Civilization-China and Japan)

Corequisite

Competence (the successful completion of the 200-level sequence of that language or demonstration of equivalent mastery) in a major Asian language of the chosen geographical-cultural area.

Requirements

The major concentration consists of 26 credit hours of upper division courses from Asian Studies and approved departmental offerings.

  1. Twelve of the hours from courses listed within one of the following four geographical-cultural areas: Islamic World, China, South Asia, and Japan.
    • Six of those twelve hours from Subdivision A (Art, Literature, Music, Philosophy, and Religious Studies)
    • The remaining six hours from Subdivision B (Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, and Sociology)
  2. Six of the 26 hours from courses listed for other geographic-cultural areas.

Asian Studies Minor

Prerequisites

  1. Asian Studies 101 (Asian Civilization-India and Islamic World)
  2. Asian Studies 102 (Asian Civilization-China and Japan)

Requirements

The minor consists of 15 credit hours at the 200-level and above.

  1. Twelve credit hours from courses within one of the four geographic-cultural areas
    • Six credit hours from Subdivision A
    • Six credit hours from Subdivision B
  2. Three hours from courses in another geographic-cultural area